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Town considering paving over part of Perras Place

Council has received a report from Morinville’s Director of Planning and Development Greg Hofmann which outlines concept plan and development process for the area surrounding Town Hall including the Midstream Support Society Building and Perras Place, both of which are scheduled for future demolition. The report was lacking in details but mostly outlined that work is underway to determine the future of the large publicly-owned site including and surrounding St. Germain Place (Town Hall). […]

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Rotary urgently looking for students to send on trips

Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia are the points of call for three of five Rotary adventures taking place this spring. The Adventures in Technology program takes place in Saskatoon, the Adventure in Citizenship Program takes place in Ottawa, and the Adventures in Tourism takes place in Kelowna. […]

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Morinville barber retires after more than 50 years

After more than 50 years in the business, local barber Paul Henry Casavant is trading in his scissors and clippers for garden shears.

The 76-year-old Morinville man said Jan. 31 was his last shift at Paul’s Barber Shop located on 104 Street where he has owned and operated his home business since 1996. Casavant reflected that it is strange thinking it will be all over. He will miss everyone. A lot of these guys have grown up and grown old with him. […]